The New York Times Cross­word

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ACROSS

1 Honor in

a big way

5 “The Avi­a­tor”

ac­tor, 2004

9 Fic­tional

swords­man

14 Stoked

15 Province

of NW Spain

16 Word that’s its own syn­onym when its first two let­ters are re­placed with “w”

17 “At the ___” (sub­ti­tle of a 1978 hit)

18 Fel­low

19 Rel­a­tives

of kites

20 N.E.A. mem­ber?:

Abbr.

21 Lan­guage

re­lated to Hopi 23 Terse re­sponse

to an or­der

24 “Well, yeah!”

25 Md or Rn fig.

26 No­table 1973

de­fen­dant

27 Es­tab­lishes

31 Dick­ens char­ac­ter “with a dead lull about her” 33 Univer­sity

in Mel­bourne

35 Oc­ca­sional

meat eater

37 Carl Sa­gan’s se­quel to “Cos­mos”

39 Gloss

42 Quick to put up,

in a way

44 Great Trek fig­ure

of the 1830s

45 Spring’s cyclic

coun­ter­part 47 Com­pany be­hind Hitch­cock’s “No­to­ri­ous”

48 One mak­ing bank-to-bank trans­fers?

49 James and

Jones of jazz

51 Bat­tles

52 Dun­geons &

Dragons race

54 “___ it up and spit it out” (“My Way” lyric) 55 What’s more

56 To­tally oc­cupy 57 Trailer seg­ment 58 Color close

to puce 59 Like many

tow­els

60 One of two ar­eas

on a foot­ball line 61 Play award?

DOWN

1 Front

2 See how many

hits you get, say 3 Five-star

4 Pulitzer-win­ning

nov­el­ist Jennifer 5 Foun­tain growth 6 1994-2000

TV talk show

7 “Who’da

thunk it?!”

8 Dur­ing

preg­nancy

9 Crush

10 Be sub­tly and snark­ily in­sult­ing

11 “Girls” girl played by Lena Dun­ham

12 Port­man­teau in the frozen food aisle

13 Word with

sound or storm 22 Part of many

a scan­dal

28 Ped­dler of re­li­gious lit­er­a­ture

29 At­tempt to cure 30 Like many ma­jor

high­ways 32 Less ge­nial

34 Sci­ence of

nu­tri­tion

36 Ba­sic

38 Starts to prac­tice 39 Jim ___, one­handed Yan­kee who pitched a no-hit­ter in 1993 40 Knuckle-headed

an­tic?

41 Like Mars

vis-à-vis Jupiter 43 Like cen­ter­folds,

typ­i­cally

46 Grill set­ting

50 9/

51 Use an e-cig

53 Bug catcher,

maybe

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